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  • Posted 07/23/2014 01:33:51 EDT

    Stolen bases are a situational strategy.  Before the season, the cry was “how do we replace Ellsbury’s stolen bases?”  That’s a silly way of looking at it.  It’s like saying “how do we rep more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 12:21:01 EDT

    In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to SpacemanEephus' comment: [QUOTE] In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to georom4's more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 12:04:34 EDT

    In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to sycophant123's comment: [QUOTE] Apparently a Drew lover i more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 12:00:06 EDT

    In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to notin's comment: [QUOTE] Drew’s OPS for his first 16 games - .334 Drew’s OPS for his next 16 games - .879 Now the question is – how long more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 11:44:13 EDT

    Drew’s OPS for his first 16 games - .334 Drew’s OPS for his next 16 games - .879 Now the question is – how long will fans cling to those first 16 as the reality and the next 16 as the aberration more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 11:13:36 EDT

    There was a time not too log ago when the 4-man rotation was very common.  Earl Weaver, for example, always used the 4-man rotation because he felt “it was easier to find 4 good pitchers than to fin more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 11:05:02 EDT

    Have you seen the Padres’ offense?  Are you sure they are looking for players who can hit?

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  • Posted 07/23/2014 10:56:54 EDT

    In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to notin's comment: [QUOTE]   But Kemp would be a MONSTER in Fenway, like all right-handed hitters.    The fact that Kemp has a career-high ground more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 10:54:08 EDT

    With the possible exception of Ryan Howard, no one is untradable.  Mike Hampton signed one of the worst free agent contracts for a pitcher in MLB history, and he was traded twice during its duration.. more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 10:35:53 EDT

    In response to RigatoniT's comment: [QUOTE] A very well thought out OP. I do not agree with it all... but a commendable OP none the less.  [/QUOTE] It's the dumbest littany of complaints in recent boa more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 10:33:45 EDT

      That’s a mighty long post to state how intolerable you are for players who actually succeed.   “Sure, some of these guys worked out, but they only brought us ONE title, and a lot of them weren†more »

  • Posted 07/23/2014 10:02:40 EDT

      But Kemp would be a MONSTER in Fenway, like all right-handed hitters.    The fact that Kemp has a career-high ground ball rate of 45% and a career=low fly ball rate of 27% shouldn’t change this.   more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 06:19:23 EDT

    In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to SpacemanEephus' comment: [QUOTE] In response to BogieAt12oclock's comment: [QUOTE] In response to dgalehouse's comment: [QUOTE] Making more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 05:25:17 EDT

    In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: [QUOTE] Chase Headley had ONE good year and has been extremely mediocre ever since.  I doubt he gets any better in his 30's.  I can see the Yankees catching l more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 02:55:03 EDT

    In response to slasher9's comment: [QUOTE] no way MVP.  def possibility ROY.  tanaka was a shoe-in until his arm realized he was in MLB and not Japan. other names i have posted under:  none [/QUOTE] A more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 02:25:53 EDT

    In response to dgalehouse's comment:
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    Making the playoffs. It is realistic and it is doable. 

    Stabbed by Foulke.

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    +!

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  • Posted 07/22/2014 02:14:51 EDT

    At the very least, it eliminates Headley from QO consideration.   Although we can all agree this was pretty unlikely given his last two seasons and the San Diego budget…

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  • Posted 07/22/2014 02:12:44 EDT


    You think I can't do it? 

     

    I accept your challenge...

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  • Posted 07/22/2014 02:08:40 EDT

    My personal goal is continued viewing entertainment...

     

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  • Posted 07/22/2014 02:04:07 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] Sorry man, but I hate that versatility/flexibility stuff.  You hear that one about Ortiz too.  We'd be so flexible without Ortiz, rotating guys in the DH sp more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 01:53:18 EDT

    In response to jete02fan's comment: [QUOTE] In response to notin's comment: [QUOTE] http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2014/07/yankees-acquire-chase-headley.html" rel="nofollow">http://www.mlbtraderumors.c more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 01:41:34 EDT

  • Posted 07/22/2014 01:39:06 EDT

      Exactly.   When people evaluate hitters, especially using BA as a barometer, they look at a 30% success rate as incredibly good and a 20% success rate as horrible.  To take it further, a 27% rate is more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 12:30:35 EDT

    In response to sycophant123's comment: [QUOTE] In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hf more »

  • Posted 07/22/2014 12:27:50 EDT

    In response to georom4's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to ctredsoxfanhugh's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to georo more »

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